Thursday, August 2, 2012 ~ Schoolhouse Review

A couple of months ago I read about some excellent printable planners at But, I was too cheap to pay for a membership. THEN I got the opportunity to review the website for the Schoolhouse Review Crew. Yippee!


And you know what I did first thing? I went and printed off all of the pages that would be useful for me in a planner. There were so many different planner pages from which to choose, and I was able to build a planner that will be perfect for me during this school year.

Once I was done with this task, that only took a few minutes, I started browsing the site. Can I just tell you that I STILL haven't tapped into all this website has to offer.

The first thing I noticed were the full lesson plans offered by some very respectable teachers. For instance, in Geography, Knowledge Quest offers weekly lesson plans with access to printable maps. How about a full-fledged home economics course? Malia Russell of offers you daily and weekly lessons. Terrified of teaching your high school student Chemistry? Then let Joey Hajda of do it for you.


And I could go on and on and on about all of the great lessons that are available.

There is still time to do a fun unit study on the Summer Olympics. No need to scour the internet looking for lapbooks or unit studies or literature lists or worksheets or craft ideas ... just go to the SchoolhouseDailies link on the website and let give you your daily lesson plans. There are LOTS of daily lessons and activities under that tab, including "This Day in History".
Additionally you have access to The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, including back issues, and lots of free e-books. And, did I mention the free build-your-own planner pages? Oh yeah, I did.

Here's something I found useful. Under the SchoolhouseLibrary link, there is a tab called Copybooks. I love for my kids to do copywork, but sometimes I don't have, or make, the time to find good subject based work. There are some great copybooks available for download, with topics including money, mothers, fathers, and poems.

The cost of a year long membership is just $5.95 per month! And, if you join now, your first month is just $1.00!!

Your membership benefits will include:

1. Members-only access to lesson materials in these subject areas: Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geography, History, Home Economics, Literature, Math, Music, Reading, Writing . . . and so much more!

2. The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine delivered straight to your inbox, monthly.

3. All The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine digital back issues—easily searchable, a fantastic feature that enables you to go directly to articles of interest.

4. The Homeschool Minute™ weekly E-Newsletter.

5.  Download all five Schoolhouse Planners—the Parent version (hundreds of pages), all Student planners (3 versions) and the Special Needs planner.

6. 12 E-books from the Schoolhouse Store—one per month during the first year of membership.

7. All available TOS Expo-To-Go recorded sessions—including all future recordings, for the duration of membership.

8. After 12 months of uninterrupted membership, you will receive a $25 gift certificate to the “Totally TOS” section of the Schoolhouse Store.

What are you waiting for? Go join NOW! Don't believe me when I say how great it is? See what other Crew members have to say about it.


 {Disclaimer: As a member of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I was provided this product free in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.}

1 comment:

  1. We loved this site too! M has asked me to incorporate several of the daily and weekly lessons into our homeschooling this fall.


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